Green Sapote close up of the fruit against a hand to show the size of the fruit and the seed as it is cut open

(1/7) Green Sapote close up of the fruit against a hand to show the size of the fruit and the seed as it is cut open

Ripe Green Sapote

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Green Sapote For Sale (Size: Large)  (Grown from Seed)

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Green Sapote Tree.

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Green Sapote Fruit, they will turn gold when ripe.

(6/7) Green Sapote Fruit, they will turn gold when ripe.

Green Sapote flowers forming along the branch.

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Green Sapote

Pouteria viridis
A close relative of the Mamey Sapote but more compact and cold hardy. The green fruit turns to gold when ripe and has a much superior, sweeter flavour to the Mamey. Seeds can be roasted and eaten. Good drainage is essential.

$79.00 ($79.00-$99.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Green Sapote

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months October, November, December

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Green Sapote Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

rustynutz
★★★ 12y ago

ËIDSVOLD, QLD, Australia

good tasting fruit when you get one

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Michael
★★ 13y ago

Wakeley, NSW, Australia

Haven't done much since I bought it last year. At least it survived the winter. Growing nicely

anthonymiceli1
★★★★ 14y ago

Hastings, VIC, Australia

Grew OK in Summer though was suceptible to leaf burn in hot weather. %uFFFDSurvived the Winter but died in Sept just as it was getting new shoots. %uFFFDSame thing happened to a second one. %uFFFDI guess the soil temperture was too low for the roots al...

sheree
★★ 14y ago

Rangeville, QLD, Australia

I was a bit worried about this one after a particularly dry spell, all the leaves curled up and it was basically a stick.  Re-potted it, added some compost and liquid fertiliser and it's doing fine.Has come back well, reshooting from the base- lots of...

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HappyEarth
★★★ 14y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Just planted out in October 2009.  Looks a little like a loquat.  This is along term project as I presume the grow will be fairly slow for this tree in Wollongongs climate.  I have tasted the fruit and they are delicious.

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